Espen Bergersen / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) feeding around herring fishing vessel. Kvanangen, Troms, Norway. November
Espen Bergersen / Herring (Clupea harengus) caught in fishing net. Gulls in the net are taking of and flying around, shot with long shutter speed. Norway. December. November
Alex Mustard / Carapace of a dead olive Ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) entangled in discarded fishing gear. Indian Ocean, off Sri Lanka.
Alex Mustard / Orange painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus) fishing. Here the frogfish is illuminated by a snooted strobe and the background sand lit with a red LED torch. Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lembeh S...
George Sanker / Great egret (Ardea alba) with prey in beak, in evening light. Myakka River State Park, Florida, USA, March. Sequence 2/2.
George Sanker / Great egret (Ardea alba) diving head into water to catch prey, in evening light. Myakka River State Park, Florida, USA, March. Sequence 1/2.
Nick Hawkins / Fishing ropes wrap around the head and mouth, damaging the baleen of a severely entangled North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada. Fishing gear entanglem...
Nick Hawkins / Fishing ropes wrap over the blowhole of a severely entangled North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada. Fishing gear entanglement is a leading cause of dea...
Shane Gross / Almaco jack (Seriola rivoliana) uses a discarded fishing net, drifting in the open ocean as shelter. The Bahamas.
Espen Bergersen / Aerial shot of a fishing boat catching Atlantic herring (Clupea harenguis), with Killer whales (Orcinus orca) and Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) swimming around the boat and large numbers of...
Espen Bergersen / Aerial shot of a fishing boat catching Atlantic herring (Clupea harenguis), with Killer whales (Orcinus orca) and Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) swimming around the boats and large numbers o...
Espen Bergersen / Aerial shot of fishing boats catching Atlantic herring (Clupea harenguis), with Killer whales (Orcinus orca) swimming around the boats, Troms, Norway, January.
Espen Bergersen / Aerial shot of a fishing boat with net full of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus), with Killer whales (Orcinus orca) swimming around the outside, Skjervoy, Troms, Norway, November.
Franco Banfi / Striped marlin (Kajikia audax) hunting Sardine (Sardinops sagax) in bait ball. Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Franco Banfi / Striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) feeding on Sardine (Sardinops sagax). Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Pacific Ocean, Mexico.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), four chicks in moult aged 20-24 weeks, parents away fishing in open water. Atka Bay, Antarctica. January.
Jurgen Freund / Moral eels, Urchins, Cuttlefish, Shrimp and other marine life living within a discarded tyre and fishing net under a ships' harbour, Maluku, Indonesia. November.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing. Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK.
Sven Zacek / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) with fish in beak, caught in stream. Laanemaa, Western Estonia. March.
Philippe Clement / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) sitting on nests made with plastic, Hermaness NNR, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.
Tui De Roy / Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii), group of eight diving into sea to fish. Punta Gavilanes, Fernandina Island, Galapagos.
Tui De Roy / Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii), group fishing underwater. Itabaca Channel, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos.
Andy Rouse / Kingfisher, (Alcedo atthis), diving for fish from branch, UK, Medium repro only
Andy Rouse / Kingfisher, (Alcedo atthis), diving for fish, UK
Guy Edwardes / Lobster pots at edge of Loch Duich, Eilean Donan Castle in background. Highlands, Scotland, UK. January 2014.
Guy Edwardes / Boat in Loch Duich with Eilean Donan Castle in background, Highlands, Scotland, UK. July 2012.
Ashley Cooper / Plastic rubbish washed ashore from the sea in Glen Brittle, Isle of skye, Scotland, UK. May 2012
Tui De Roy / Short tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) subadult with fish-hook and monofilament line embedded in throat. Tsubamezaki, Torishima Island, Japan. December.
Tui De Roy / Short tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) subadults courting, one with fish-hook and monofilament line embedded in throat. Tsubamezaki, Torishima Island, Japan. December.
Tui De Roy / Waved albatross (Phoebastria irrorata) on nest, with fish hook in throat, Punta Suarez, Espanola Island, Galapagos.
Five Films / Fisherman using a net to land a large Pollack (Pollachius pollachius), with dog on boat, sustainably caught using pole and line, English Channel, near Salcombe, Devon, UK, November 2016.
Seth Patterson / A compilation of items found washed up along a half mile stretch of the high tide line of South Padre Island, Texas. October 2016. Some of the plastic bottles and bags of signs of nip marks from hun...
Laurie Campbell / Discarded plastic rope and commercial fishing netting washed up on shore at Luskentyre, South West Harris, Western Isles / Outer Hebrides, Scotland, May 2016
Philippe Clement / Common guillemots (Uria aalge) and Razorbills (Alca torda) swimming and fishing at sea, Fowlsheugh RSPB Reserve, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK, May.
Claudio Contreras / Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) trapped in fishing net, Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California), Mexico, May, Third Place in the third National Contest 'Visions of our nature' organised by Mexico'...
Tui De Roy / Split level view of Brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) feeding, Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos
Terry Whittaker / Slow motion close-up of a large group of Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) feeding from a fish processing plant outfall, Grundafjordur, Iceland, March.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing, Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, July.
Danny Green / Coastal brown bear (Ursus arctos) fishing, Lake Clarke National Park, Alaska, September
Alex Hyde / Fishing spider (Trechalea) waiting to catch a Killifish (Cyprinodontiformes) in a rainforest stream at night, Central Caribbean foothills, Costa Rica.
Pete Oxford / Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) feeding at Bagan (floating fishing platform), Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia. Winner of the Man and Nature Portfolio Award in the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Aw...
Luis Quinta / Imperial blackfish (Schedophilus ovalis) sheltering under discarded fishing ropes drifting off Pico island, Azores, Portugal, May.
Wim van den Heever / Black heron (Egretta ardesiaca) fishing and using wings to create an area of shade to attract fish, on the banks of the Chobe River, Botswana.
Espen Bergersen / Gulls (Laridae) seaching for food in water containing blood coming from a large fishing boat, Tromvik, Kvaloya, Troms, Norway, November 2014.